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Your local organic market in the palm of your hand

Grow Crowd is now available internationally at the Apple AppStore. This is a revolutionary system of direct communication between farmers and consumers via mobile phone technology. Simply put it´s an app in favour of a sustainable, re-localised food system. It´s a green, social solution! The application, available for iPhone since 8th October 2013, allows local farmers to advertise with ease their produce while adding detailed information on each item. Thanks to this virtual marketplace, Grow Crowd supports the community without intermediaries and allows producers and … Continue reading

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Incredible edible – community food solutions

What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the story of how she and a growing team of volunteers came together to turn plots of unused land into communal vegetable gardens, and to change the narrative of food in their community.

Incredible edible is a UK based project that is encouraging other communities to follow in their footsteps and develop community based projjects based around food – mainly planting, growing … Continue reading

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La Semilla Ecológica

A small group of dedicated eco-entrepreneurs recently launched an innovative project under the name ‘La Semilla Ecológica’, a concept that they see as symbolizing growth, change and a vibrant future. Capturing a growing demand for fresh organic produce and a growing awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, they have dedicated their work to the sale and distribution of local, organic and seasonal produce from family farms. “We are doing this because a lot of people these days want to be a part of … Continue reading

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Biocasa – organic goodness in Fuengirola

To celebrate Biocasa’s second birthday, La Chispa called by to chat to owner Vanda Laktos about healthy and organic living in Fuengirola. As customers came and went during a typically bustling morning, Vanda told us about setting up the shop and her experiences over the past two years. “It was always my dream to open a shop like this. It is very much a proper organic supermarket, selling a wide range of products. I believe that healthy living starts with our diet, the food we … Continue reading

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La Semilla Ecologica

Tel: 952 57 79 19
Mob: 654 54 97 80
Email: lasemillaecologica@yahoo.es

July 27 & 28: Arte Sano – a Healing arts festival on the beach;

Arte Sano 2011

Paseo Maritimo, San Pedro Alcantara; a weekend of fun built around an eco-holistic market with a packed programme of concerts, workshops, activities, theatre and dance for everyone to enjoy;

Info: www.festivalartesano.com

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Alternative Malaga: E-natural

In this edition we talk to Francy from E-natural on his new project, an eco-store in Avenida Moliere.

La Chispa: What was the inspiration to open e-natural?
Francy: the ability to share my experience of going from a life of excess to a healthy life fully conscious of the environment around me.

La Chispa: What is the concept of the store?
Francy: E-natural opened four months ago as a new concept for Holistic Therapies and Ecocentre where you can find a variety of activities, courses, workshops and therapies, to … Continue reading

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Mon, Wed & Fri: ‘Siete Ramas’ vegetarian cafe open

Mon, Wed, Fri: Vegetarian restaurant open for lunch in Coín –

la peña 7 ramas;
C/ Pajareras, 23,

open: 13.00 – 16.00;
Info: lasieteramascoin@gmail.com

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One million voices to stop GM crops

Over a million people from across the EU have signed the first “European Citizens Initiative” – to freeze all genetically modified crops. Now, the organisers of the petition, Azaaz and their partners, are calling on people to press the Commission to respond to this unprecedented citizen action.

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Make Coín a GM free zone

Transition Coin

We are writing to you (the mayor) to request that Coín takes action against GM foods in agriculture and food. The best way for regions to protect their agriculture and nature against the risks of GM crops is to declare the area ‘a GM free zone’

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